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High-flow Tracheal Oxygenation: A New Tool for Difficult Weaning

Lakshman Ramachandran

Citation Information : Ramachandran L. High-flow Tracheal Oxygenation: A New Tool for Difficult Weaning. Indian J Crit Care Med 2021; 25 (2):224-227.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10071-23724

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-02-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; The Author(s).


High-flow tracheal oxygenation (HFTO), a modification of high-flow nasal cannula (HFNC), has been used in tracheostomized patients but only rarely for weaning. We present two cases on prolonged mechanical ventilation (PMV) where HFTO assisted weaning.

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